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(male announcer) this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. next at 11. a funtime event turned tragic -- when a san francisco woman is hit by a cement truck right outside of the giants' fan fest. we'll hear from witnesses who saw the terrifying accident. plus the deadly snowstorm that swept across the northeast. creating problems for hundreds of cars and trucks on the long island
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expressway. at 11 -- a fun time turned tragic -- a san francisco woman hit and killed by a cement truck right outside of giants' fan fest. police say a 30-year-old woman was riding her bike westbound on king street.right before she was struck on third street this morning. they say she got caught under the truck's rear axle then dragged the bike for half of a block. that's when the driver realized something was wrong and pulled over. police say he has been cooperating with police. witnesses described what they saw. >> police are still trying to determine what exactly happened. it's unclear whether the driver will face any charges. police say the woman was dressed in black and was likely headed to the giants fanfest. >> a man is dead. after an early morning shooting outside of a bar in santa cruz. kron four's philippe djegal spoke with witnesses who say this is gang related. >> reporter: this is where the santa cruz police department says 32-year-oldf pauly silva was shot to death at around 12-30 saturday morning. locust street entrance to the red restaurant bar. flowers and candles serve as a grim reminder of what happened. a bar employee says it appears silva had an altercation away from the area and as he was entering the bar.
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police say at least one person drove up and opened fire. killing silva. the bar is next to a bookstore, which was closed at the time. so was the restaurant across the street. the bar is just a block away from pacific avenue. a popular tourist area. but no one else was injured. >> the next annual, somebody came are running around the corner with a gun. and everybody started a scattering. it's all guns, it's all the gangs. >> reporter: still, police say several witnesses saw what happened. on-camera. police say three men have been arrested on charges unrelated to the homicide. two of them are known gang members. police say though that they believe all three men are connected to the murder. djegal, kron four news. >> new york currently has the nation's toughest gun laws, but california may soon take the lead. senate democrats are adding more measures to already proposed gun laws. in the wake of the deadly sandy hook elementary school massacre, kron4's alecia reid reports local lawmakers are proposing a set of bills aimed at cutting down gun violence here in california.
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>> reporter: there have been a number of gun buyback programs in the bay area so far this yearand each one has had an overwhelming turnout. but getting guns off the streets isn't enough. more than a dozen gun control bills have previously been proposed, and now there are a few added measures. the recommendations are aimed at closing current loopholes. in addition to strengthening education about safe gun ownership, and keeping weapons in the hands of responsible users the bills will: 1. ban future sales of semi automatics with detachable magazines 2. there will be a 10 round limit on assault weapons, with fixed magazines that must be reloaded one at a time 3. there will be a regulation on loaning firearms 4. the bills will also restrict felons and the mentally ill from living in homes where weapons are present. guns will have to be safely stored in a lock box when the owner isn't around universal background checks won't only apply to everyone puchasing weapons, but also for current gun owners when buying ammunition. if the proposals pass, california will have the toughest gun laws across the country. police say they have found weapons in the charred pickup truck of former los angeles officer christopher
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police still looking. alecia reed, kron 4. >> a developing story and the world's four people have been shot and in the mardi gras celebration during mar di gras. >> weapons say that officers say that weapons were found
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in the chart pickup truck a former los angeles officer, christopher dorner. the man hunt is underway for the man accused in a revenge killing spree that has left three people dead. today -- helicopters and countless of officers continued to search the area where the truck was found. the lapd says it'll reopen the disciplinary proceedings that led the firing of dorner. while making a public plea for dorner to turn himself in. >> that would be the r best resolution. no one else has to be shot. no one else has to be killed. >> police say they promise to hear out dorner if he surrenders. police chief charlie beck stresses that he is ordering a review because he takes racism allegations seriously. right now -- more than 50 police officers and their families are being protected by other fellow officers after police say dorner made threats against them. >> the northeastern snowstorm is being blamed for at least half a dozen deaths. a massachusetts boy is among those who've died. boston fire officials say the boy died of carbon monoxide poisoning. after being breathing into fumes from the car that was running car to keep him
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warm. the snowstorm knocked out power to almost 650-thousand homes and businesses. and tonight crews are working around the clock to restore power. by late saturday night -- that number dropped to about 475-thousand without power. massachusetts was hardest hit. utility crews say it could be days before service is fully restored. >> bat storm system moving out of the north. towards the canadian coast but in its place for clear skies and cold air. many people without power. and that could possibly be in no heat. a another storm developing. with eastbound storms and in the west it is a tranquil. clear skies and this is how is going to remain for most of the next seven-10 days. sunny and dry. clear skies. a nice
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evening and temperatures are getting cold. some of the coldest places are in the north bay. a cold start tomorrow and eventually we will see temperatures warming up into the upper 50s and 60s. even warmer next week. your kron 4 7 day around the bay coming up. >> a young girl who performed at the presidential inaguration is being laid to rest. coming up. one of the people honoring her memory. first lady michelle obama. and -- a condor tries to escape from its handler during the national anthem at a hockey game. plus -- china celebrating a start to their lunar new year calendar. the traditional way. with fireworks!
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>> some incredible video of fireworks lighting up the night sky in beijing. as people in china celebrated the first few hours of the chinese new year saturday night. the fireworks were set off at midnight on the first day of the month in china's lunar calendar.
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it's a tradition they've been following for centuries. the media in china says tens of thousands of firefighters and police officers were on standby -- in case of any fires and emergencies. >> and take a look at this! -- during the national anthem at a bakersfield condors hockey game on friday the teams mascot got free from its handler and escaped across the ice. the handler managed to chase it down. but took a hard spill on the ice. allowing the condor to get loose again. the large bird then hops across the ice and leaps onto the bakersfield bench sending some players and their coach away in terror. eventually the condor headed down the tunnel to the lockerroom where its handler was able to retrieve it again. >> it was a day for families to celebrate being giants fans. as thousands of eager giants fans filed into a-t-and-t park. coming up. we'll hear from some die-hard fans. >> it temperatures this evening already getting cool. 30's. how cold it is
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he is described as a black man.late 40s or 50s. about 6 feet 4 inches tall. he was last seen wearing a black jacket and diamond shaped patterned pants. the chicago teenager shot to death. days after performing at the presidential inauguration. is being laid to rest. the first lady attended the funeral of ha-die-ya pendleton. who was gunned walking home from school last month. athena jones reports. >> reporter: first lady michelle obama is returning to her hometown to attend the funeral of 15-year-old hadiya pendleton, a bystander shot dead in a chicago park a week after she performed at the president's inauguration. vice president biden memorialized the young honor student in remarks to house democrats. >> this was no ordinary child. she was a child who had used social media, urging her friends to speak out, don't join gangs and now she is gone. >> reporter: pendleton was killed just a mile from the first family's home in
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chicago, a city facing an epidemic of gun violence. it's an issue president obama has raised numerous times, including in a speech after newtown. >> as a nation, we have endured far too many of these tragedies in the last few years. >> an elementary school in newtown, a shopping mall in oregon, a house of worship in wisconsin, a movie theater in colorado, countless street corners in places like chicago and philadelphia. >> reporter: and in a video message to chicago last august. >> all of us have to make safer streets our cause so that the most challenging part of a kid's day is that algebra test of physics exam and not the walk home from school. >> reporter: but some say the president should be doing more for his adopted hometown. a chicago sun-times editorial noted the president visited newtown two days after that shooting and asked: "how many more children must die in chicago before the president does the same here?" >> reporter: a call echoed
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by civil rights leader jesse jackson, who wrote this message to the president on the website politic 365: "in this crisis we need the president's leadership. come home, mr. president, your city needs you." athena jones, for kron 4 news. >> hundreds of people who tried to brave the harsh weather conditions along the east coast are likely regretting that decision today. that's because hundreds of those cars and trucks got stuck along the long island expressway in new york due to the heavy snowfall. those stranded in their cars overnight did anything they could to stay warm. and eventually worked to dig their way out of the snow early this morning. the number of cars and trucks actually outnumbered the tow trucks and other rescue crews that were sent out to help. >> this is why we live in the bay area. who wants that stuff? temperatures today
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boris 60s. tonight, it is going to be cold. t a beautiful view of the car keenness bridge. temperatures right now checking in at the-- carquinez... bridge san jose is in the 30's. and a bit more mild in the san francisco, 48. most places in the 30's with the cooler areas in the 20's. a cold start for sunday. sunshine, mild, ticket degrees. monday, the same story with a lot of sun. temperatures will be climbing a bit. by that time we get to thursday, friday, temperatures could approach 70's. this continued dry spell will stick around. it has been dry for the month of january, february. and as
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we approach the middle of the month, pebbled beach. looking nice. tee off. time looking decent 40's. mid- 50s and light wind. the satellite showing clear skies and the snow to the east. all of this is getting up to the north that pattern will stay. this week and through next week. even for the week after that. temperatures look for 20's and 30's in the north bay. and upper 30's and 40's by the bay. the afternoon highs will be 50s and 60s. low 60s for the south san jose walnut creek, concord. castro valley 59 degrees. 59 in the san francisco. and
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your kron 4 7 day around the bay not only will we see no rained but no clouds. mostly sunny. and a warming trend with no bra no rain. >> thousandsthousands of eager giants fans filed into a-t-and-t park today for the giants fan fest. kron 4's very own jeff pierce was with those fans at the ballpark and has more on the story. >> reporter: more than forty thousand giants fans showed up at at&t park saturday morning to start thinking about baseball and have the opportunity to get the view of the stadium from the players perspective. >> i always wanted to be on a baseball field all my life. >> got my tickets already can't wait for them to defend their title. >> it's great to be down on the field looking up. >> reporter: it was a day for families to celebrate being giants fans. >> i came with my brother christopher, and my dad the whole family >> maybe down the road he can go the world series and come to something like
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this. >> reporter: even my favorite sportscaster had his family along. >> gary radnich: spencer and this is isabella. (cheers and applause) >> reporter: fans were able to greet players like 1st basebaseman brandon bell, and pitchers madison baumgardner and ryan vogelsong. and those fans wearing panda hats were not disappointed. >> reporter: the lucky ones who got there early managed to escape the autograph lines and score a signature. >> we left at five in the morning from hollister california so we got here pretty early we waited in line and snuck down here and now we're the lucky winners because we got some autographs. >> reporter: perhaps no one was more pleased the season is approaching than giants manager, bruce bouchy. every year when the super bowl ends it's our time to come to get ready and come up here to fanfest it's a lot of fun for these guys but it also signals the time for spring training, we open up tuesday.
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>> reporter: while the serious business of spring training lies before them fanfest was one more opportunity for the team to express their gratitude to those who fill the stands. >> bouchy: unbelievable we know how lucky we are to get this kind of support, every night sold out, the parade, the players are still talking about that. for these fans to show all this support they know how lucky they are and as i've said many times these players don't want to win just for themselves they want to win for these fans here. >> reporter: at at&t park in san francisco, jeff pierce-kron four news >> coming up next. the warriors and sharks were both in action again today. and both teams looked to end their recent three game losing streak. we've got highlights of each game. coming up after the break.
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>> after starting the season with one of the best road records in the n-b-a the golden state warriors have stumbled of late. they had a chance to turn things around tonight against the dallas mavericks but fell behind early. eventually losing 91-to-116. stephen curry scored 18 points and carl landry added 13 of his own as the warriors lost their fourth game in a row. this is the longest losing streak for the warriors on the year. next up the houston rockets come to town on tuesday. then it's time for a much needed rest with the n-b-a all star break right around the corner. after winning the first seven games to start the
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season the sharks entered today's game against the phoenix coyotes on a three game losing streak. i was at the game with shark fans. along with kron 4's mark danon. and unfortunately for the sharks they fell in overtime. losing one-to- nothing. antii niemi was nearly perfect. recording 21 saves and registering his first shutout of the season. but it still wasn't enough as the sharks failed to convert in overtime. the sharks entered todays game with one power play goal in the last 21 opportunaties. and that streak continues to build as they went oh-for-four today. next up the sharks head to columbus to take on the blue jackets on monday. >> as the third round of the pebble beach national pro- am came to a close today the leader boards looked eerily familiar. that's because brandt snedeker and james hahn continued to share the lead at minus-twelve.
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phil mickelson had a rough day. taking a spill near the minus-one. and the tournament wouldn't be complete without bill murray and his shenanigans. 49ers head coach jim harbaugh continued to play well. he and his partner. jason day are currently tied for eighth place. >> i did some research that phil meckelson not injured or did was not heard from as little spell. >> the weather is amazing. >> the weather has been great for the golf tournament and a recently also beautiful. 50s. 60s. tournament and a recently also beautiful. 50s. 60s. for or well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show

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